Tuesday August 31, 2021 - Updated 4:18pm

Governor

4:18pm
WIPTA. Statement on governor's investment in vital transit services.
4:40am
DOT. Transit aids to Milwaukee and Madison provide needed mobility
4:40am
Gov. Evers. Announces $25 Million Investment for Transit Services in Madison and Milwaukee

4:26am
Chippewa Herald. Tony Evers calls $680,000 election investigation 'outrageous'
4:25am
Wausau Daily Herald. Gov. Tony Evers weighs a vaccine mandate for state employees or weekly testing for the unvaccinated
4:24am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers: GOP Concerns Over Afghan Refugees 'Dog Whistle Crap'
4:22am
Spectrum News. Gov. Evers announces $25M investment in transit services in Milwaukee and Madison
4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee, Madison To Get $25M In Federal Funds For Public Transit

Legislative

2:26pm
Rep. Hebl. Labor Day a chance to celebrate workers.
1:38pm
Sen. Stroebel. Silence & hypocrisy; Okay to threaten conservatives?
12:56pm
Sen. Carpenter. Republicans have turned the Natural Resources Board into a political swamp.
12:55pm
Rep. Sinicki. Statement on Gov. Evers' Investment in Public Transit

4:38am
Racine Journal Times. Vos says he doesn't want Wisconsin's election investigation to look like Arizona's
4:37am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican Lawmakers Approve Former Conservative Justice As Head Of 2020 Election Investigation
4:37am
WISN. State auditors have reviewed Milwaukee County absentee ballots, envelopes
4:35am
WBAY. Wife of Sen. Jacque: “Consider placing trust in medical professionals who recommend COVID-19 vaccine”
4:19am
Stevens Point Journal. Wife of hospitalized lawmaker: 'Consider placing trust in medical professionals who recommend COVID-19 vaccine'

State Agencies

11:57am
WEDC. City of Eau Claire receives $250,000 state grant to support redevelopment of downtown property
10:22am
DNR. Groundwater Coordinating Council releases annual report.
10:22am
DHS. Renews Commitment to Reducing Drug Overdoses in Wisconsin
9:47am
DNR Announces CWD Response Plan Review

4:26am
U.S. News & World Report. Emails: DNR Board Chairman Consulted With GOP About Staying
4:18am
Cap Times. Wisconsin officials just hired a firm for PFAS litigation. What's next?

Economy/Business

12:58pm
Deloitte. Powered by Wisconsin-based team, earns top honors from Google Cloud.
9:48am
Wisconsin Saves. As Wisconsin employers increase hiring, small businesses are joining statewide effort to help workers build emergency savings.

4:23am
Politico. Evictions to hit 750,000 households, Goldman says

Coronavirus

4:36am
WQOW. $100 vaccine offer didn’t make big difference in Eau Claire County, health director says
4:36am
WKBT. Doctors to Sen. Ron Johnson: stop promoting horse dewormer Ivermectin as COVID cure
4:35am
WBAY. COVID-19 in Wisconsin: Delta variant found in 98% to 100% of samples tested
4:23am
WSAW. More than 50% of Marathon County residents receive one-dose of COVID-19 vaccine
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Western Wisconsin Health Officials Warn Of 'Imminent' COVID-19 Surge, Rising Hospitalizations

Statewide

1:40pm
Friends of Devil's Lake State Park. Capital campaign begins for new educational/interpretive center at Devil's Lake State Park.

4:21am
AP. Last troops exit Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war

Courts

1:41pm
Hunter Nation. Statement on anti-hunting groups frivolous wolf hunt suits.

4:25am
The Hill. Court tosses Trump water pollution rule but still weighing restoration of Obama rule

Education

4:17pm
UW-Eau Claire. Mentoring program impactful for both new and seasoned faculty
2:26pm
Alverno College. Ayanna O’Kimosh Will Keynote Third Annual State of Wisconsin Girls Summit 
1:40pm
UW-Madison. WiBee mobile app seeks to assess, bolster Wisconsin’s wild bees
1:37pm
UW-Madison. ‘Flatten the curve’ was everywhere, but it didn’t change people’s pandemic attitudes
1:01pm
UW-Platteville Furthering commitment to accessibility, UW-Platteville waives enrollment deposit fee
1:01pm
UW-Platteville Levenstein named WiSys Innovator of the Year
1:01pm
UW-Platteville WiSys names Obielodan ‘Innovation Champion’
11:57am
UW System. Nursing, pharmacy students eligible for tuition credit in fall 2021.
9:47am
UW-Green Bay And Green Bay Packers and Green Bay East High School announce partnership
9:47am
UW-Green Bay Chosen among ‘Best of the Best’ LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges & Universities List
9:47am
UW-Stout School counseling alum named finalist for national award
9:47am
Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship. Meschke named in new role as economic development outreach manager

4:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Waukesha school board reverses decision to cut universal free meals
4:18am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Area school bus companies face a shortage of drivers

Local

12:57pm
Waukesha County Exec. Farrow. Marks International Overdose Awareness Day with renewed commitment to battle opioid crisis, proclamation.
11:59am
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Releases 2022 Executive Capital Budget and Capital Improvement Plan
10:21am
Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force. Congratulates 2021 award recipients.

4:34am
NBC 15. Madison Symphony Orchestra shifts shows over Dane Co. mask mandate

Congress

9:47am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher Urges Pelosi to Reconvene Congress, Save Americans Stranded in Afghanistan
4:40am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Report Contradicts Biden Administration’s Narrative about Afghanistan Evacuations

Monday August 30, 2021

Legislative

4:38pm
Rep. Vining. Welcomes Afghan refugees to Wisconsin.
3:43pm
Rep. Allen. Statement on Waukesha School Board decision-making.
3:41pm
Sen. Agard. Medical professionals support legalizing cannabis.
12:09pm
Dane County Legislators. Letter to MMSD regarding mandatory vaccinations

4:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Top Assembly Republican Robin Vos is leaving it to an investigator to decide on subpoenas for the election investigation

State Agencies

4:35pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet in Muscoda.
10:53am
DNR Take Action To Reduce Algae Blooms In Wisconsin Waterbodies
10:53am
DNR Safely And Humanely Evict Bats From Buildings Through May 31
9:09am
DNR Waushara County Shooting Range To Get Improvements

4:21am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Protest Planned For Green Bay Prison: 'That Building Should Be Some Type Of Historic Site'

Economy/Business

10:52am
Wisconsin Technology Council. Calling all companies! Apply for three chances to pitch at Early Stage Symposium.

4:19am
WXPR. WI Plant Closure Seen as Example for Private-Equity Reform

Coronavirus

4:18am
Fox 6. Racine reconsiders indoor mask ordinance

Statewide

12:08pm
Wisconsin Catholic Conference. Wisconsin Catholic Charities coordinate aid for Afghan arrivals, request help.
11:51am
Common Cause Wisconsin. Sheboygan Area Activist Elected to Common Cause State Board

4:28am
WISC. Afghan refugees in Wisconsin: A GOP message of fear, a conservative veteran’s plea for compassion

Courts

4:20am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin Supreme Court denies a request to hear lawsuit seeking to block Dane County's new mask mandate
4:20am
U.S. News & World Report. State Supreme Court Refuses to Take up Mask Challenge

Education

4:12pm
WAICU. Distributes $67,000 in CIC-UPS scholarships to students.
10:53am
UW-Madison Ranked first among public universities by Washington Monthly
9:09am
UW-Green Bay Streamlines and Enhances Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate Program
9:09am
Madison Teachers Inc Board of Directors Statement in support of MMSD staff vaccination mandate and increased mitigation measures for school/workplace safety
9:09am
UW-Stout Business, industry connections bring national attention

4:22am
La Crosse Tribune. Updated: Coulee Region schools received $159 million in COVID-19 relief
4:18am
AP. Hostile school board meetings have members calling it quits
4:17am
The Hill. Wisconsin school district opts out of free lunch program for students

Congress

10:53am
U.S. Reps. Pocan, Lee Urge Lower NDAA Spending Levels
4:31am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. And Wisconsin Delegation Honor Korean War Hero Einar ‘Sarge’ Ingman at Wisconsin Post Office Renaming Ceremony
4:30am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. Statement on IC's Failure to Identify COVID-19 Origins

4:29am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says withdrawal from Afghanistan 'incredibly botched'

Friday August 27, 2021

Legislative

4:47pm
Rep. Ramthun. The people's demands must be heard.
4:21pm
Sens. Kooyenga, Roth; Reps. Kurtz, Allen, James, Spiros. Letter to colleagues regarding Afghan refugee situation.
2:18pm
WI Legislative GOP. Letter to President Biden on Afghanistan
1:55pm
Rep. Vining. Statement one year after Jacob Blake shooting. 
12:30pm
Rep. Vruwink. Column: When workers prosper, America prospers. 
10:11am
Sen. Marklien Column: Big Decisions on Back-To-School
10:11am
Pew Lawmakers Call Foul on Referee Abuse

4:33am
Cap Times. Tommy Thompson calls for higher ed task force, likely won't seek permanent UW presidency
4:29am
U.S. News & World Report. Thompson Wants Task Force to Examine Higher Education
4:28am
U.S. News & World Report. Democrat Stops Short of Apologizing About Sick Colleague
4:27am
Wisconsin State Journal. GOP leader doesn't support suing UW System over control of COVID-19 policies
4:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republican Assembly Leader not interested in suing UW System for control of COVID policies on campus

State Agencies

3:58pm
DNR. New Baiting And Feeding Ban In Effect 
For Taylor County Beginning Sept. 1, 2021
3:36pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Soldiers and Airmen of the CERF-P conduct their bi-annual external evaluation
1:56pm
DOT. Work together for a safe Labor Day weekend
12:30pm
AG Kaul. Announces 5 Arrests in Human Trafficking Sting
11:27am
DNR. What Harvesters And Hunters Should Know To Stay Safe And Protect Vulnerable Wild Rice Beds
10:11am
DNR Ice Age Trail Alliance Seeks Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Grant For Land Acquisition In Portage County
9:15am
DATCP, WEDC. Officials visit UW-River Falls Dairy Pilot Plant

Economy/Business

4:31am
Dairyland Power Cooperative. Seeks to acquire RockGen Energy Center from Starwood Energy to support renewable energy integration. 

4:26am
La Crosse Tribune. Dairyland Power to purchase RockGen gas plant in Cambridge
4:25am
Oshkosh Northwestern. A lifeline that became a partisan issue. Will the end of enhanced unemployment benefits ease the state's worker shortage?
4:22am
NBC 26. Northeast Wisconsin housing market 'very heated' with low availability and high demand
4:22am
WKOW. Performance venues beg for change to Dane County mask mandate, face postponed or canceled shows
4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. July Home Sales Drop In Wisconsin, But That Doesn't Mean The Market Has Softened

Coronavirus

1:56pm
Racine Public Health. Proposes reinstating a city face coverings ordinance.
12:34pm
Racine Mayor Mason. Where to get vaccinated this weekend and next week.
9:16am
DHS. Keeping Kids Safe During Back to School

4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Spike In COVID-19 Cases Not Yet Stopping Elective Surgeries In Wisconsin Hospitals
4:23am
WBAY. COVID-19 in Wisconsin Thursday: 12 deaths, over 2,000 new cases
4:19am
Spectrum News. 'Death and life': Only 6% of ICU beds are open in Wisconsin right now

Statewide

3:35pm
DAV. WI delegation takes VA's White Ribbon Pledge at National Convention. 

Courts

5:39pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Stempski v. Heinrich - order.
5:38pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Stempski v. Heinrich - order.
10:11am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign A Backwards Step on the Rent Moratorium

4:27am
Racine Journal Times. New lawsuit aims to force Racine to release documents, emails related to donations used for 2020 election
4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republicans Renew Attack On Facebook-Funded Grants With Racine Election Lawsuit
4:18am
AP. Supreme Court allows evictions to resume during pandemic

Education

4:02pm
Wauwatosa School District. Visitor vaccination information.
3:17pm
UW-Platteville. Renewed articulation agreements ease transfer for students from NICC to UW-Platteville
2:18pm
Edgewood College. College Announces Home Instead® Nursing Scholarships
1:53pm
UW-Eau Claire. Eau Claire ranked No. 2 'Most Livable College Town' in U.S.
12:33pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Issues Letter Warning MPS to Respect Student Privacy Rights
12:31pm
DPI. Allocates $10.9 million to support mental health resources, AODA programming in schools
11:26am
UW-Eau Claire. Testing classroom air quality in preparation for fall
9:14am
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. U.S. Secretary of Education & senator visit to discuss Build Back Better Agenda. 

4:23am
Fox 11. One school district consolidating bus routes amid driver shortage
4:21am
NBC 15. UW-Madison to send $28.6 million in federal pandemic aid to students this year
4:20am
WISN. School district requires COVID-19 vaccines for visitors but not teachers

Local

3:15pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Czarnezki. Calls on Colectivo ownership to bargain with employees in good faith. 

4:27am
Racine Journal Times. County Board members concerned about youth center location, but delayed decision may mean bigger cost
4:22am
WISC. City of Madison unveils program that will send specialists to non-violent mental health calls instead of police

Congress

4:26pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Advocates For Clean Energy Economy in Visit to Broadwind Heavy Fabrications
3:16pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Tours Fort McCoy, Receives Briefing on Afghan Refugees

4:19am
AP. Evacuations resume after Kabul bombings as toll now over 100

Thursday August 26, 2021

Governor

4:26am
NBC 15. Evers makes surprise visit to Fort McCoy, visits with Afghan refugees

Legislative

4:43pm
Sen. Carpenter. Deepest condolences for those killed and injured in Kabul. 
4:11pm
Rep. Cabral-Guevara. Statement on cyber-forensic audit. 
2:57pm
Sen. Agard. Applauds CARES Team.
2:20pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Weekly Radio Address: We can't re-write the history of Kenosha. 
10:37am
Rep. Hebl. Column: A growing 46th District.
9:07am
Institute for Reforming Government. And Justice Daniel Kelly Launch Oversight Manual to Help Legislature Hold Executive Branch Accountable
4:37am
Sen. Larson. Congratulates Mayor Tom Barrett. 

4:24am
WXOW. Tomah representative trusts Fort McCoy community to properly vet Afghanistan refugees but agrees with Sen. Johnson that the federal process should be questioned
4:21am
Racine Journal Times. Wisconsin's Priebus shares inaccurate information about state elections on Steve Bannon’s talk show

State Agencies

2:45pm
DNR. 2021 Wisconsin Wild Rice Harvest Forecast Shows Varied Outlook
12:19pm
DOJ. Hosts First Fire Investigation Course
12:18pm
WEDC. City of Racine receives $250,000 state grant to support redevelopment of historic facility
10:08am
Wisconsin National Guard. Gov. Evers honors Wisconsin National Guard’s role in COVID-19 response
9:10am
DNR Hook And Line Lake Sturgeon Season Opens Sept. 4
4:37am
ETF. Nominations Sought: Two Seats Available on Teachers Retirement Board

4:30am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Hires San Francisco Law Firm to Handle PFAS Suits
4:23am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin hires California law firm to go after PFAS polluters

Economy/Business

4:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Businesses Step Back From In-Office Work Plans As COVID-19 Delta Variant Spikes
4:21am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Growing list of local employers requiring COVID vaccine for patrons, employees

Coronavirus

10:08am
DHS. Urges Vaccination as Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Gains Full FDA Approval

4:34am
WXPR. Local Tribal Communities Respond to Delta Spread with Mask Mandates, Vaccine Incentives
4:30am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin School Chief Urges Masks, Vaccinations
4:28am
WEAU. Nearly half of Wisconsin’s counties have ‘very high’ COVID-19 transmission
4:28am
WBAY. Hundreds of medical professionals in Wisconsin urging for COVID-19 precautions in schools
4:27am
Fox 11. New COVID-19 cases take another leap in Wisconsin
4:26am
WKOW. ‘We don’t know where the finish line is’: Current hospitalization surge strains health care workers
4:23am
La Crosse Tribune. Mayo reopening COVID-19 testing site amid rising cases

Statewide

9:10am
Wisconsin Policy Forum Property Values Up in Wisconsin Amid Pandemic, Aided by Residential Value Boost

4:35am
WSAW. Childcare shortage leaves few options for parents, especially those with infants
4:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Census Has Struggled To Count American Indians. Some Tribes Fear COVID-19 Made It Worse.
4:26am
NBC 26. Home care has become hard to find for individuals who are aging and those with disabilities

Courts

12:18pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - order.

Education

2:19pm
UW-Stevens Point. Legacy Foundation gift of $3 million will enhance community health
10:09am
UW-Madison. Begins distributing $28.6M in emergency pandemic aid to students
9:10am
UW-Stout New manager, alum, seeks to update campus store, increase traffic

4:34am
WXPR. Northwoods Schools Grapple With School Bus Driver Shortage
4:25am
WTMJ. MPS: Less than 20% of school buildings fully equipped with air conditioning amid heat wave
4:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison School District shifts student schedules to accommodate for bus driver shortage

Local

3:10pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Statement on Women's Equality Day. 
10:37am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Congratulates Colectivo workers on forming America's largest cafe union. 
4:39am
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Congratulates Mayor Tom Barrett on nomination as U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg. 

4:32am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett To Be Named US Ambassador To Luxembourg
4:24am
WTMJ. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett nominated as United States Ambassador to Luxembourg

Congress

9:42am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Highlights Farm Resiliency, Working Lands Conservation During Visit to Cashton
4:39am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. And Republican State Lawmakers Visit Fort McCoy

4:33am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin Republicans slam Biden administration's Afghanistan response
4:33am
Wisconsin Public Radio. US Sen. Tammy Baldwin: 'Voting Rights Under Attack'
4:31am
U.S. News & World Report. Up to 10,000 Refugees Expected to Come Through Wisconsin
4:31am
U.S. News & World Report. Senate Democrats Push Voting Rights Bills in Wisconsin
4:22am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. As Afghan refugees settle into Fort McCoy, Ron Johnson raises concerns over their vetting, identity

Wednesday August 25, 2021

Governor

9:13am
AG Kaul. And Gov. Evers Announce Outside Counsel for Potential PFAS Claims

3:45am
Racine Journal Times. Evers promises to veto any legislation that makes it harder to vote during Racine visit
3:44am
Chippewa Herald. Tony Evers to use $250 million in federal COVID funds to help disadvantaged communities

Legislative

4:37pm
Sen. Wirch. Statement on Sen. Andre Jacque.
3:28pm
Sen. Marklein. Statement on visit to Fort McCoy. 
2:54pm
Rep. Spreitzer. Statement on Speaker Vos's sham audit. 
2:22pm
Sen. Kooyenga. Electric vehicle bill could be key to attracting automakers. 
12:12pm
Rep. Hintz. Statement on Speaker Vos' continued taxpayer-funded expenditures to promote the Big Lie.
12:10pm
Sen. Smith. Column: Less for Rx affects us all. 
11:24am
Speaker Vos. Assembly GOP statement on election investigation. 
8:58am
Rep. Summerfield. Evers fails to uphold broadband promise. 
3:57am
Rep. Bowen. Statement on four deadly shootings in six hours in Milwaukee. 

12:13pm
U.S. News & World Report. Former Wisconsin GOP Head: Election Probe Will Cost $680,000
3:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Hospitalized with COVID-19, Sen. Andre Jacque is breathing with a ventilator
3:55am
WISN. 'Shut up, get the vaccine,' brother of senator hospitalized with COVID-19 says to fellow lawmaker
3:55am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Four election reviews are ongoing in Wisconsin after Donald Trump's loss to Joe Biden. Here's where they stand.
3:52am
U.S. News & World Report. Thompson Won't Give Lawmakers Control of UW's COVID Policies
3:51am
Oshkosh Northwestern. 'Not abdicating my responsibility': Tommy Thompson spurns the GOP attempt to control, block COVID rules on campuses
3:50am
Wisconsin Public Radio. UW System Refuses To Submit COVID-19 Safety Restrictions For Republican Approval
3:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW System asserts its authority to set COVID-19 policies, pushing back against GOP
3:44am
NBC 26. Tommy Thompson won't give GOP lawmakers control of UW's COVID-19 policies
3:41am
WXOW. ‘If they sue us, we’ll fight it:’ Thompson says UW System moving forward with pandemic rules

State Agencies

12:38pm
DOT. Applications Open for $15 Million Destination Marketing Grant Program
12:38pm
DOT. Opens public comment period for 2021 ADA Transition Plan
12:17pm
DWD. July Local Employment and Unemployment Data Released
10:37am
DNR. Now Accepting Applications For Sandhill Wildlife
Area Trapping Permits Through Sept. 10
8:57am
Wisconsin Women's Council. Dr. Jolene Bowman and Rachel Fernandez appointed.

3:41am
WTMJ. Wisconsin DOJ warns debates at school boards that go too far can be criminal

Economy/Business

9:41am
Wisconsin Technology Council. 'Space: Why do we care?' topic of Sept. 14 in-person luncheon in Madison. 

3:54am
WXPR. GLIFWC: Worst Wild Rice Crop in Years for North Central Wisconsin
3:50am
Cap Times. Colectivo is set to become the largest unionized café in the U.S. Its owners aren’t pleased.
3:41am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Colectivo Coffee Union Victory Could Open The Door For Future Restaurant Employees

Coronavirus

3:53am
Spectrum News. Doctors warn against livestock drug as COVID-19 treatment
3:51am
Wausau Daily Herald. A look inside Marshfield Clinic, where exhausted staff are 'bracing for impact' as COVID surges, again
3:49am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Milwaukee To Require City Employees To Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19
3:49am
WISC. Wisconsin records highest single-day COVID death total since February
3:48am
WKOW. Current mask mandate could silence Dane County music students and performing arts
3:48am
NBC 15. Most COVID-19 infections confirmed in Wis. since January
3:47am
La Crosse Tribune. COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths up in Wisconsin
3:42am
CBS 58. 9 out 10 Wisconsin ICU beds are in use; doctors concerned as hospitalizations increase 'significantly'
3:40am
USA Today. 'Keep your guard up': CDC studies show waning COVID vaccine efficacy as delta variant sweeps US

Statewide

1:44pm
Dairy Business Association. Dairy Stream podcast: H-2A visas and Farm Workforce Modernization Act. 
12:15pm
American Lung Association. 9 Years After Losing Husband Quickly to Lung Cancer, Local Woman Keeps his Memory Alive
12:12pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Adds Senior Research Analyst and Paralegal

Courts

3:52am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans Try to Intervene in Redistricting Case
3:45am
Sheboygan Press. Hunting advocacy group attempts to intervene in lawsuit over DNR board chair Frederick Prehn

Education

3:27pm
Marquette University. Inaugural Marquette Nurse Anesthesia Educational Program class graduates
12:15pm
UW-Stevens Point. Community COVID-19 testing sites expand hours
10:32am
DPI Sup. Underly. Please do your part to keep our schools open

3:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Colleges, Universities Using Federal COVID-19 Relief To Pay Off Student Debt

Local

1:45pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Martin. Applauds humanizing updates to Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office terminology. 
10:02am
Racine Mayor Mason. Over $100,000 in debt reduced by clients of Racine Financial Empowerment Center. 
8:59am
Milwaukee County Sup. Goodwin. Calls on Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission to suspend police chief search. 

Congress

4:00pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Joins Colleagues in Urging Biden Administration to Take Advantage of Parole to Expedite Evacuation of Visa-Approved Afghans
3:48pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. $3.5 Trillion.
3:59am
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Votes to Protect the Right to Vote
3:59am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald. Statement on Sander's Proposal to Inflate U.S. Deficit
3:58am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Visits Viroqua Preschool to Discuss Tax Relief for Working Families

Tuesday August 24, 2021

Governor

3:42pm
Gov. Evers. Announces $250 Million for New Grant Programs to Help Wisconsin Communities Rebound and Build Long-Term Economic Recovery

4:15am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Creating Homeowners Assistance Program

Legislative

4:12pm
Rep. Steffen. Announces Bart Starr Memorial Bridge dedication ceremony.
4:11pm
Rep. Subeck. National Breastfeeding Month highlights need for Healthy Babies, Working Mothers Act. 
1:54pm
Rep. Neylon. UW System disregards legislative oversight. 
1:21pm
Sen. Nass. UW System refuses to comply with state administrative rules law. 
12:30pm
UW System President Thompson. Running the UW System is our responsibility. 

4:12am
La Crosse Tribune. White House says refugees coming for Fort McCoy properly vetted
4:09am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Republicans Raise Concerns Over Afghan Refugee Resettlement

State Agencies

2:39pm
DNR. Find Public Hunting Land With DNR’s Hunt Wild App And Online Tools 
1:20pm
DNR. Annual Drinking Water Report Shows
Compliance Despite Pandemic Challenges
10:36am
AG Kaul Announces Sixth Conviction and Sentencing as a Result of the Wisconsin Sexual Assault Kit Initiative
10:36am
DWD Announces the Two Regions to Launch the Worker Connection Program

4:14am
Cap Times. Wisconsin requires COVID-19 vaccination documentation for state employees
4:08am
WXPR. WEDC Offers $10,000 Grants to Help Main Streets 'Bounce Back'

Economy/Business

10:30am
Nature's Way. As Nature's Way expands - so does its workforce. 
4:29am
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Workers win union rights at Colectivo Coffee. 

Coronavirus

2:08pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Announces COVID Vaccination Will Be Required for General City Employees

4:27am
WTMJ. Business, officials offer COVID-19 vaccination incentives after FDA approval
4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Nursing Homes Weigh Vaccine Mandate As COVID-19 Cases Surge
4:15am
Wausau Daily Herald. Gov. Tony Evers creates a COVID-19 vaccine incentive program, giving $100 gift cards in exchange for the first shot
4:14am
Stevens Point Journal. 'You are not a horse. You are not a cow': FDA issues blunt warning on taking ivermectin, drug promoted by Ron Johnson to treat COVID-19
4:11am
Racine Journal Times. City of Racine residents could get up to $200 if they get vaccinated by Labor Day
4:08am
WSAW. State announces $100 COVID vaccine incentive
4:07am
AP. US regulators give full approval to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Courts

3:50pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts four new cases. 
3:41pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Stempski v. Heinrich - Brief of respondents. 
4:31am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Petition to take jurisdiction of an original action. 
4:30am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Johnson v. Wisconsin Elections Commission - Memo in support of petition to take jursidiction of an original action.

4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. New Lawsuits Ask State, Federal Courts To Handle Wisconsin Redistricting
4:13am
Chippewa Herald. Off the hook: power line opponents drop demands to inspect former regulator's phone
4:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Two more redistricting lawsuits have been filed in Wisconsin as conservatives and liberals mount a legal battle over election maps

Education

2:38pm
UW-Eau Claire. Students use new state-of-the-art instruments in summer research project
9:24am
UW-Green Bay Amplifies Rising Phoenix Program with Support from Local Corporate Sponsor
9:24am
UW-Eau Claire Chancellor: UW-Eau Claire’s public good mission in action during pandemic
9:24am
UW-Eau Claire Eight receive excellence awards as academic year opens

4:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison plan to house COVID-positive students in university apartments alarms residents

Local

10:36am
City of Madison More-Detailed Flood Risk Map Now Available
9:25am
Milwaukee County Independent Redistricting Committee. Invites public to attend meetings, provide input.

4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposed $700M Gas Power Plant In Superior Clears Legal Challenge

Congress

3:43pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. And Dingell Call for Increased Humanitarian Access for Gaza
4:33am
Opportunity Wisconsin. [ICYMI] WPR: 1 Month After Child Tax Credits Expanded To More Families, Food Insecurity Drops 24 Percent
4:32am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Highlights Tax Relief, Infrastructure in Visits to Mineral Point, Platteville and Steuben
4:28am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on Gray Wolf Delisting by Biden Administration

4:08am
Specturm News. Sen. Baldwin touts infrastructure bill during tour of Southwest Wisconsin

Monday August 23, 2021

Governor

12:54pm
Rep. Hintz. Applauds Gov. Evers' $100 COVID-19 vaccine reward program. 
9:21am
DOA. Gov. Evers Announces More than $92 Million in Homeowner Assistance Funding to Wisconsin Homeowners

Legislative

2:25pm
Sen. Carpenter. A statesman has the courage to fight for what is right for a better future. 
2:22pm
Rep. Ohnstad. Statement: One year later. 
12:53pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on the facts of the Jacob Blake incident. 
12:53pm
Sen. Cowles. Tax accountability dashboard posted online. 
11:08am
Rep. Hintz. Statement on 1-year anniversary of Jacob Blake shooting. 
10:29am
Rep. Kitchens. Recognized by state Wildlife Federation.
10:26am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Vos Kisses Trump’s Ring
9:17am
Institute for Reforming Government Calls for State to Abolish Wisconsin Elections Commission

4:28am
Wisconsin State Journal. Vos meets with Trump, vows to keep ex-president 'updated' on election investigation
4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Robin Vos meets with Trump on Wisconsin's election review two months after the former president trashed him
4:25am
Marshfield News Herald. Legislator calls for prayers for state Sen. Andre Jacque, who is hospitalized with COVID induced pneumonia
4:24am
U.S. News & World Report. Vos to Keep Trump 'Updated' on Election Investigation
4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State, Milwaukee Officials Join Health Care Advocates To Call For Lower Medical Costs

State Agencies

4:18pm
DNR. Announces 2021 Hunting Season Changes
12:52pm
WEDC Co-op takes CSA model to next level with WEDC help
11:08am
DNR. Waterfowl Season Changes Provide New Hunting Opportunities

4:25am
Stevens Point Journal. Afghan refugees have begun arriving at Wisconsin's Fort McCoy
4:21am
WXPR. Substance Abuse Pilot Program Hopes to Fill Gaps in Treatment Access

Economy/Business

9:17am
Wisconsin Realtors Association July 2021 Home Sales Report

Coronavirus

12:52pm
Public Health Madison & Dane County COVID-19 Testing in Dane County: More Options than Ever
4:32am
Wisconsin Catholic Conference. Statement on COVID-19 vaccination and the protection of conscience. Statement.

4:27am
WTMJ. Milwaukee VA is giving third dose of COVID-19 vaccine to immunocompromised veterans
4:26am
WEAU. Catholic leaders issue new guidance for those looking to be exempt from vaccines for religious reasons
4:22am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin tribes offer $500 vaccination incentive

Statewide

12:52pm
Common Cause Wisconsin Redistricting and Anti Gerrymandering Webinar Attracts Large Statewide Audience

4:26am
Cap Times. Nearly 200 Wisconsin police officers back on the job after being fired or forced out

Courts

4:17pm
Fair Elections Project. Statement on redistricting lawsuits filed in Wisconsin. 
2:22pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to Take Jurisdiction of Redistricting

Education

12:52pm
Marquette Unviersity Biomedical sciences professor receives Early Career Award
11:09am
UW-Madison. New UW Center To Study Emerging Field Of Psychedelic Compounds For Medical Treatments
9:17am
UW-Green Bay Partnerships between UW-Green Bay and UW-Madison and the University of Illinois fast-track admission into top-ranked Master of Accountancy programs
9:17am
UW-Stout Career and technical education graduate overcomes cancer, obstacles of COVID-19 to earn doctorate

4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. With COVID-19 Surging, Cases Will Show Up In Classrooms. Many Will Come From Community Spread.

Local

2:24pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Clancy. Supervisors propose vaccine incentives and requirements for all Milwaukee County employees. 
2:21pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. FoodShare replacement benefits available for residents affected by August power outage. 
11:09am
MCTS. Federal Mask Mandate for Public Transportation Extended
10:28am
Milwaukee County Sup. Martin. Calls on Congress to increase funding for Older Americans Act and Alzheimer's research in federal budget. 

Congress

4:20pm
Committee on Oversight and Reform Republicans. Comer, Grothman: Taliban Armed with Substantial Arsenal of U.S.-Made Weaponry
4:29am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. To Federal Health Agencies: Expediting Approval Process Appears to Serve the Political Purpose of Imposing and Enforcing Vaccine Mandates

4:27am
WISN. 'UPFRONT' recap: Wisconsin congressmen disagree on Afghanistan

Friday August 20, 2021

Governor

4:29am
WBAY. Brown County formally requests Governor’s help in shortage of public defenders

Legislative

4:01pm
Rep. Neubauer. Calls for compassion and kindness for incoming Afgham refugees at Fort McCoy.
12:32pm
Sen. Testin. Open letter to Gov. Evers.
12:27pm
Sen. Kooyenga, Rep. Neylon. Column: Modernizing dealership law is good for consumers, environment and economy.
12:27pm
Sen. Agard. Cannabis legalization is a win for our family farms. 
10:21am
Sen. Marklein. Column: Rain check. 

4:31am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Republicans plan to try to intervene in lawsuit over DNR Board chairman Frederick Prehn, who refuses to step down

State Agencies

3:32pm
AG Kaul. To U.S. Attorney General Garland: Firearm Regulations Must Include Ghost Guns
2:31pm
DHS. Urges People to Keep Taking Steps To Avoid Mosquito-Related Illnesses
12:33pm
DNR. To Host Public Meeting On Green Lake County
CWD Response Plan Aug. 31
9:54am
State Treasurer Godlewski Pilot Program to Prevent Property Tax Foreclosure Kicked Off by State Treasurer’s Homeowners Task Force
9:54am
DNR Launches New Webpage For Solar Installation Applications
9:54am
DNR Think Smart Before You Start: ATV/UTV Safety Saves Lives

4:32am
La Crosse Tribune. No criminal charges filed after DOJ review of mishandled National Guard sexual assault cases
4:30am
WTMJ. No charges for Wisconsin National Guard mishandled sex assault cases
4:22am
WXPR. Wisconsin Wolf Management Differs from Neighboring Michigan & Minnesota

Economy/Business

4:25am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Unchanged for Fourth Month
4:22am
Spectrum News. Landlords look for an exit amid federal eviction moratorium
4:22am
WSAW. Childcare centers struggle with staffing shortages

Coronavirus

4:32am
WXOW. Health Dept.: COVID cases in La Crosse Co. increase 163% in past 4 weeks
4:32am
CBS 58. DHS data: Deaths, hospitalizations much more likely among unvaccinated people in Wisconsin
4:31am
La Crosse Tribune. State health data show unvaccinated almost 4 times as likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19
4:30am
Marshfield News Herald. New Wisconsin data show far greater COVID protection for the vaccinated, but some waning in the face of the delta variant
4:29am
WISC. Rock County must undo ban on vaccine mandate or risk losing millions in federal funding for Rock Haven
4:29am
NBC 26. 'It's a lose-lose': Planned vaccine mandate for nursing home employees causes concerns
4:28am
WEAU. DHS: Over a dozen counties have very high COVID-19 transmission
4:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Health Officials Brace For Pandemic To Get Worse As Delta Variant Drives Surge In Cases
4:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Providers Preparing For Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots
4:25am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin's COVID-19 Breakthrough Cases More Than Double
4:21am
AP. Do I need a booster if I got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine?

Statewide

4:21am
Fox 6. Wisconsin police recruitment, retention challenges discussed

Courts

9:54am
Wisconsin Supreme Court OLR v. Daniel Parks

4:24am
U.S. News & World Report. Settlement Sends $650,000 to Workers at Shuttered Plant

Education

4:02pm
UW-Stevens Point. Faculty, staff recognized for excellence
2:31pm
UW-Eau Claire. To require masks indoors starting Aug. 30

4:24am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Many Wisconsin School Boards, Overwhelmed By 18 Months Of Community Pushback, Aren't Taking Up Mask Issue

Local

12:31pm
Brown County Exec. Streckenbach. Brown County honors veterans with Appreciation Day. 

Congress

2:32pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Requests Unredacted Copy of COVID-19 Origins’ Intelligence Report

4:28am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Congressman Introduces Plan To Increase Global Vaccination Efforts

Thursday August 19, 2021

Governor

12:22pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. President praises $50 million investment in Wisconsin agriculture. 
9:43am
Gov. Evers. And WisDOT Announce Rail Project to Help Spur $10 Million Investment, 40 New Jobs in Walworth County

3:30am
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen. Gov. Evers expresses support for mandatory teacher vaccinations at announcement for farm aid in Columbus
3:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Farmers Will Receive Additional $50M In Direct Payments For Pandemic Recovery
3:28am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Directs $50 Million to Wisconsin Farmers, Agriculture
3:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Gov. Tony Evers says he backs local vaccine requirements for teachers

Legislative

3:49pm
Rep. Allen. To attend EKG screening for youth athletes.
11:24am
Sen. Wanggaard. Column: Democrats rewrite history to hide Evers' failures. 
8:59am
Rep. Hebl. Column: Back to school, safely. 
3:36am
Sen. Smith. Column: Honoring American War Heroes

State Agencies

4:06pm
AG Kaul. Announces Conclusion of Review of Sexual Assault Cases Previously Investigated by the Wisconsin National Guard
12:21pm
DNR. Brady Corporation Joins DNR’s Green Tier Program
12:20pm
DWD. BLS Data: Wisconsin Adds 13,100 Total Non-Farm, 12,400 Private Sector Jobs in July; Unemployment Rate Remains at 3.9 Percent
10:10am
WEDC. Village of Orfordville receives $250,000 state grant to support redevelopment of vacant downtown site
9:44am
AG Kaul. Announces Over $650,000 Settlement with SEMCO, Inc.
9:42am
DNR. Seeks Participants For Ruffed Grouse West Nile Virus Sampling
3:33am
ETF. GIB Approves Modest 2022 Premium Increase; Remains Below National Trend

3:26am
Fox 6. Prison products: Thousands petition DOC to halt single vendor plan

Economy/Business

10:09am
Center for Technology Commercialization. Aerospace collaboration to benefit small businesses, Air National Guard
3:34am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Lorenzo P. Cruz joins as Vice President - Government Relations.

Coronavirus

10:37am
DHS. Releases New Data on COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations, and Deaths by Vaccination Status

3:33am
CBS 58. Wisconsin Health Care Association opposes vaccine mandates for nursing home employees
3:32am
WKOW. Nursing home organizations concerned vaccine mandate may lead to staffing shortages
3:31am
WBAY. COVID-19 in Wisconsin: Activity level now considered “very high” in 12 counties
3:31am
WEAU. More than nine in 10 Wisconsin ICU beds are in use
3:30am
WKBT. COVID-19 update: 21 COVID patients at Gundersen Health System
3:29am
Wisconsin Public Radio. COVID-19 Hospitalizations Spike In Wisconsin As Delta Variant Spreads
3:26am
La Crosse Tribune. COVID hospitalizations rising statewide, vaccine demand slows in past week
3:24am
Sheboygan Press. As COVID-19 cases continue to surge, Sheboygan County health officials say vaccinated people should mask up

Statewide

12:44pm
Wisconsin Center for Nursing. 2020 Wisconsin RN Workforce Survey Report. 

Courts

10:44am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Stempski v. Heinrich - order.
10:44am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Stempski v. Heinrich - Emergency motion for a temporary injunction. 
10:43am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Stempski v. Heinrich - Petitioner's appendix.
10:42am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Stempski v. Heinrich - Memo in support of emergency petition for an original action and emergency motion for temporary injunction. 
10:41am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Stempski v. Heinrich - Emergency petition for an original action and appendix. 

3:29am
Cap Times. Conservative law firm sues Dane County over new mask mandate
3:28am
U.S. News & World Report. DNR Board Member Says Lawsuit to Oust Him Is Political
3:27am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republicans Seek to Dismiss Redistricting Lawsuit
3:27am
Spectrum News. Conservatives ask justices to toss Dane County mask mandate

Education

12:20pm
Edgewood College. And UW-Platteville Enhance Partnership
9:44am
UW-Eau Claire. How to pivot for a pandemic: Geography field studies 2020-21
9:40am
UW-Stout. Partial tuition waiver will support new students from Illinois
9:02am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Warns Mequon-Thiensville School District That Conditions on Religious Exemption Are Unlawful

3:33am
WTMJ. School bus driver shortage could mean problems for schools across southeast Wisconsin
3:32am
WISC. State officials recommend school districts track COVID-19 vaccinations, but not all are
3:25am
Marshfield News Herald. UW-Madison will require weekly COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated students, employees

Congress

4:43pm
Dairy Business Association. Midwestern dairy groups issue statement on USDA pandemic aid. 

Wednesday August 18, 2021

Governor

4:08pm
Sen. Pfaff. And Gov. Evers announce $50 million direct investment in farmers. 
4:07pm
Dairy Business Association. Thanks Evers for added financial support for farmers. 
2:13pm
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Statement on Farmer Funding
12:45pm
Gov. Evers. Announces Additional $50 Million to Support Wisconsin Farmers, Agriculture Industry
4:32am
Sen. Agard. Welcomes Afghan refugees coming to Wisconsin. 
4:31am
Gov. Evers Releases Statement Regarding Afghanistan and Refugee Reception at Fort McCoy

4:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Afghan Refugees Could Be Headed to Wisconsin's Fort McCoy

Budget

11:48am
Fox Cities Advocates for Public Education. 2021-23 Biennial Budget earns an "Incomplete"

Legislative

4:16am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin GOP Senator, Critic of Mask Mandates Has COVID-19

State Agencies

4:10pm
AG Kaul. Announces Plan to Join $26 Billion Proposed Opioid Settlements
3:03pm
DOR Sec. Barca. Statement on release of 2021 Equalized Values Report. 
2:48pm
DNR. Inaugural Waterfowl Hunters Expo Aug. 28
11:47am
DNR. Clean Boats, Clean Waters Grants Available
9:49am
DNR. Find Your Adventure: Download Hunt Wild Mobile App
9:10am
WHEDA Awards National Housing Trust Funds
9:07am
DFI. Wisconsin's credit unions post strong mid-year performance. 
4:31am
DVA Sec. Kolar You are Not Alone
4:31am
DOT Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign begins Wednesday in Wisconsin

4:43am
WXOW. Attorney General says DOJ received reports of abuse from clergy in all five Wisconsin Diocese
4:41am
WQOW. Chippewa County creeks make DNR’s ‘impaired’ water list
4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DOT Secretary: Infrastructure Bill Would Give Big Boost To State's Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Economy/Business

9:10am
Kane Communications Group Named to Inc. Magazine’s List of the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

4:42am
WKOW. Wisconsin to lead the nation in cranberry production
4:41am
WEAU. Labor shortages in the the child care industry are being felt in the Chippewa Valley

Coronavirus

11:47am
DHS. Wisconsin to Offer Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Dose to People Who Are Immunocompromised 
4:33am
Racine Mayor Mason. Common Council approves $600,000 in vaccine incentives. 

4:42am
Fox 11. Local health systems seeing influx in COVID hospitalizations
4:19am
Fox 6. Milwaukee mulls mask mandate, 'monitoring these numbers closely'
4:19am
WSAW. Nearly 95% of Marathon County residents hospitalized with COVID were not fully vaccinated
4:14am
Cap Times. Dane County announces indoor mask mandate starting Thursday
4:14am
Beloit Daily News. Beloit lags in vaccinations as officials urge uptake
4:12am
La Crosse Tribune. Gundersen to require COVID-19 vaccination for staff

Statewide

9:49am
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Some cuts to police predate calls for defunding

4:15am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: Wisconsin Police Budgets Were Cut Prior To Protests

Courts

4:09pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. Asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to Strike Down Dane County Universal Mask Orde
4:06pm
Sen. Carpenter. Thanks AG Josh Kaul for lawsuit to oust NRB Chair. 
12:45pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Bravo, Josh Kaul! Fred Prehn Must Go
9:05am
Clean Wisconsin. Holding our environment hostage: NRB Chair's abuse of power leads to disastrous decision on wolf hunt. 
4:31am
AG Kaul Announces Lawsuit to Remove Frederick Prehn from Wisconsin Natural Resources Board

4:26am
Reuters. Lawsuit alleges Wisconsin authorities' conspiracy with racists led to Kyle Rittenhouse killings
4:25am
CBS News. Sackler family won't settle unless freed from opioid suits, heir tells judge
4:16am
U.S. News & World Report. Republicans Approve Attempt to Intervene in Redistricting
4:14am
Marshfield News Herald. Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul files a lawsuit to remove DNR board chairman who refuses to leave his post
4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Attorney General Files Lawsuit To Force Walker Appointee Off DNR Board
4:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. Wisconsin attorney general files lawsuit to remove Walker-appointee from DNR board

Education

4:07pm
UW-Eau Claire Police. To participate in 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' campaign Aug. 18 through Labor Day.
10:45am
UW-Platteville Foundation sets donation record
10:45am
UW-Platteville Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award
10:42am
DPI. To distribute $10 million to support students experiencing homelessness
9:10am
Marquette University First-ever “State of the Ecosystem” report released by CURTO

Local

10:46am
Washington County Exec. Schoemann. Assistant IT Director Elected to the Board of the Governmental Information Processing Association of Wisconsin
10:45am
Public Health Madison & Dane County Dane County Alliance Against Commercial Tobacco Sounds the Alarm on New Tobacco Product: Nicotine Pouches

4:43am
CBS 58. Bus driver shortage delays hundreds of MPS students

Congress

12:46pm
U.S. Rep. Tiffany. Statement on Biden Administration Plans to Send Afghan Nationals To Fort McCoy in Wisconsin
9:10am
U.S. Rep. Pocan Introduces The “COVID Defense Act” to Direct Just Over 1 Percent of Pentagon Spending Towards Vaccinating 30% of the World’s Poorest Populations
4:31am
U.S. Sen. Johnson And Colleagues Demand the Biden Administration Provide Information on ICE Arrests of Criminal Illegal Aliens
4:31am
U.S. Sen. Johnson And Colleagues Send Letter Urging Biden To Reverse Call On OPEC To Increase Oil Production

4:18am
Spectrum News. TSA to extend transportation mask mandate through Jan. 2022
4:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. 'What was it all for?' Wisconsin veterans react to the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan
4:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Afghanistan collapse into Taliban rule devastates Wisconsin veterans, human rights advocates

Tuesday August 17, 2021

Legislative

3:34pm
Rep. Steffen. Introduces bille to invest $50 million into small town businesses. 
2:51pm
Rep. Emerson. Statement on Sen. Jacque's positive COVID test. 
12:11pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on Sen. Jacque positive COVID-19 test. 

9:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sen. Andre Jacque of De Pere hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19
4:16am
La Crosse Tribune. Fisker, the electric carmaker eyeing partnering with Foxconn, wants a Wisconsin law changed
4:14am
Stevens Point Journal. Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin seek to intervene in redistricting case brought by Democrats
4:12am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Legislature Wants in on Redistricting Lawsuit

State Agencies

3:35pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Issues permits. 
3:33pm
DOJ. Helps distribute nearly $500,000 in charity contributions after shutdown of deceptive charity telefunding operation
12:13pm
DOA. $50 Million Invested in Helping 13,360 Wisconsin Families Avoid Eviction and Homelessness
9:57am
DHS. Three Sites to Pilot New Hub and Spoke Model to Improve Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services in Wisconsin

4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin DNR Identifies 92 New Waters As 'Impaired'
4:15am
Chippewa Herald. Wisconsin's Fort McCoy preparing to receive refugees from Afghanistan
4:15am
Wisconsin State Journal. PFOS contamination lands Lake Monona on impaired waters list
4:13am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Tribes Blast Natural Resources Board Over Fall Wolf Hunt Quota

Economy/Business

2:50pm
Deloitte. Strengthens its team serving Wisconsin state, local and higher education clients. 
1:26pm
Fox Cities Chamber. Deadline extended to complete Northeast Wisconsin Benefit Survey. 

4:27am
WISN. Lack of state aid leaves business owners struggling after days without power
4:27am
WTMJ. Molson Coors requiring COVID-19 vaccine for corporate staff, new hires

Coronavirus

11:06am
Public Health Madison & Dane County. New Public Health Order Issued for Dane County Requiring Face Coverings Indoors

4:28am
WQOW. Northwestern Wisconsin sees August spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations
4:13am
Cap Times. Sylvee, Coliseum, other Madison music venues to require proof of COVID vaccine
4:11am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Virus Cases Reach 6-Month High
4:10am
AP. Sources: US to recommend COVID vaccine boosters at 8 months

Statewide

1:25pm
Wisconsin Health Professionals for Climate Action. Wisconsin health leaders oppose Enbridge Line 3. 

Education

2:49pm
UW-Madison A curtain call for impresario, tireless advocate for science literacy — Shakhashiri retires
1:26pm
UW-Madison. Pat Connaughton of NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks to speak at celebration for 2020 graduates
11:08am
Common Sense Wisconsin. Releases POWER Education Agenda

4:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. All UW Campuses Enact Mask Requirements, Expectations Amid Rise In COVID-19 Cases
4:10am
Fox 6. 3 Oconomowoc school board members resign, major decisions ahead

Local

2:49pm
Milwaukee Ald. Hamilton Follow the Redistricting Process on City of Milwaukee website
1:24pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Announces Dr. Benhamin Weston as Chief Health Policy Advisor. 
12:12pm
Dane County Traffic Safety Commission. 2021 brings record number of traffic fatalities.
11:10am
Racine Mayor Mason. Next Transit Manager will be Alderman Trevor Jung. 
9:15am
Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport. The season is upon us - time to book your flights for away games. 

4:27am
WAOW. Local food pantry reacts to Food Stamp program increase
4:10am
Fox 6. Milwaukee weekend of violence: 17 people shot, 3 fatally
4:09am
WSAW. Record-breaking autopsies performed in Marathon Co. as regional morgue task force looks to building new rather than renovate

Congress

2:49pm
U.S. Rep. Gallagher. & HASC Republicans Press Biden For A Plan on Afghanistan
4:29am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. President Biden Blames Others For Debacle, But He Is Its Root Cause

4:11am
AP. Biden: Afghan chaos ‘gut-wrenching’ but stands by withdrawal

Monday August 16, 2021

Governor

12:52pm
Gov. Evers. Provides Update on More than $4.5 Billion in Pandemic Relief and Recovery Investments

Legislative

4:41pm
Sen. Agard. Supports UW-Madison's efforts to provide sexual assault services to survivors. 
12:52pm
Rep. Behnke. Public hearing on curriculum transparency. 

4:26am
Fox 6. COVID vaccine: Unemployment for those who quit over mandate proposed

State Agencies

3:11pm
Wisconsin National Guard Employer support for state’s reserve service members celebrated
2:26pm
WEDC. Village of Arena receives $250,000 state grant to support redevelopment of elementary school
2:21pm
DNR. Monarch Habitat Takes Off In Wisconsin
12:51pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Madison’s 115th FW breaks ground on first F-35 project
11:48am
Wisconsin Lottery. Powerball to launch third weekly drawing on Monday nights. 
9:22am
Wisconsin National Guard. National Guard Bureau chief visits Northern Lightning Exercise at Volk Field
9:18am
DNR. Seeking Public Comment On Updated Water Condition Lists
4:29am
Wisconsin National Guard. Black Hawk helicopters sent to California and Washington to assist with wildfires

Economy/Business

9:22am
WMC What is The Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin?

4:27am
AP. Rural population losses add to farm and ranch labor shortage

Coronavirus

4:25am
La Crosse Tribune. Regional vaccine rates rising, but increase is minimal
4:24am
Spectrum News. U.S. mulls COVID vaccine boosters for elderly as early as fall
4:24am
U.S. News & World Report. Milwaukee's Summerfest Offers COVID-19 Refunds
4:23am
WTMJ. Wisconsin eclipses 50 percent vaccinated status as venues welcome vaccinated guests
4:22am
WCLO. Rock County Board reinstitutes mask mandate at county owned facilities

Statewide

9:22am
Common Cause Wisconsin Redistricting and Fair Voting Maps are Front and Center Right Now! Find out Why and More This Tuesday!

4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Cities Look To Basic Income To Close Racial, Other Wealth Gaps
4:22am
WAOW. Area hospitals say they are in need of more nurses

Education

4:43pm
Marquette University Business instructor receives Teaching Excellence Award.
2:28pm
UW-Eau Claire. ‘Thursdays at the U’ returns Sept. 2 with discussion of barn quilts in Wisconsin
10:41am
UW-Stout. First-year students have strong first impressions at registration and orientation
10:40am
UW-Madison Extension. Youth dairy leaders honored with James W. Crowley Dairy Leadership Award. 
9:22am
UW-Whitewater Warhawks head to Tokyo to compete in Paralympic Games

Local

2:28pm
Madison Mayor Rhodes-Conway. Statement on Weekend Gun Violence
12:51pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County 2021 Youth Survey Captures Shifting Trends Among Adolescents During COVID-19 Pandemic
10:42am
Kewaunee County Public Health. Back to School Program helps hundreds of Kewaunee County kids. 

Congress

4:43pm
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald Responds to President Biden’s Address on Afghanistan
3:11pm
U.S. Rep. Grothman Statement on Afghanistan
4:29am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on Conditions in Afghanistan
4:28am
U.S. Rep. Grothman. Stop the presses: Illegal immigrants entering and staying in the U.S. way up in July. 

4:27am
WSAW. Wisconsin’s federal lawmakers speak out after Taliban gains control of Afghanistan
4:25am
Wisconsin State Journal. Watch now: As Washington debates immigrant labor, Wisconsin dairy workers could be left out

Friday August 13, 2021

Governor

4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Feds provide $50 million in grants for child care providers and education-based nonprofits
4:28am
WXOW. Evers provides $50M in Beyond the Classroom grants to out-of-school and childcare providers

Budget

9:37am
LFB. 2021-23 Wisconsin State Budget summary of provisions.

Legislative

11:39am
Sen. Marklein Column: More Progress in Our State Parks
11:33am
Rep. Callahan. Invites constituents to participate in redistricting process. 
9:36am
LAB. Report 21-12: State Retiree Health Insurance Reporting for the State of Wisconsin
9:35am
Rep. Dittrich. Evers' DWD continues to abuse the unemployed. 
4:37am
Milwaukee Ald. Rainey. Gun legislation would bring MORE violence and crime

4:38am
All On The Line. Speaker Vos Tries To Hide His Record of Undermining Transparency and Public Input in the Redistricting Process With New Website
4:35am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Election Probe Leader Traveled to Arizona
4:34am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Democrats revive effort to legalize marijuana on an 'island of prohibition'
4:25am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Redistricting Battle Officially Begins In Wisconsin With Release Of Census Data
4:24am
Cap Times. New census data kicks off Wisconsin's next redistricting battle
4:23am
U.S. News & World Report. Census Numbers Kick off Wisconsin Redistricting Battle
4:22am
AP. Census data: US is diversifying, white population shrinking
4:21am
Politico. Redistricting sprint begins with major census data drop

State Agencies

4:46pm
DNR. Collaborative Aquatic Invasive Species Detection Reveals New Discoveries
1:42pm
DOR. Equalized Values Report shows strong increase. 
12:44pm
DATCP. Wisconsin's First Case of EEE Confirmed in Monroe County Horse

Economy/Business

4:27am
WISC. For Wisconsinites facing thousands in unemployment debt, monthly payments could cost hundreds

Coronavirus

4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. As delta variant surge continues, Wisconsin fears crowded hospitals again
4:27am
NBC 15. Evers: Decision on vaccine mandate for state employees could come as soon as next week
4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Health Officials Warn Wisconsinites As Delta Variant Spread
4:20am
Fox 6. COVID delta variant in Wisconsin: Vaccines, masks encouraged

Environment/Outdoors

4:28am
CBS 58. We Energies restores power to 204,000 customers, shifting to 'hand-on-hand combat' restoration effort

Courts

11:39am
Fair Elections Project. Statement on redistricting lawsuit filed in Wisconsin today. 
4:37am
WMC. WMC v. Evers: Wisconsin Supreme Court To Review Case on Release of Business Names with COVID-19 Cases

Education

11:39am
Marquette University Marquette engineering professor receives NSF CAREER grant for improving computer vision algorithms

Local

2:30pm
Milwaukee Ald. Bauman. We are witnessing what happens when shareholder owned utilities are accountable to no one but themselves and their shareholders
9:34am
Milwaukee Council Pres. Johnson. Two men charged in street racing wreck that took two lives
4:36am
Milwaukee Ald. Murphy. Communication needs to improve when power goes out

4:33am
Racine Journal Times. Mason presents $6.6M plan to address housing, tax delinquency, vaccinations using federal funds
4:32am
Marshfield News Herald. Marshfield, Wood County populations slightly decline but see a rise in diverse demographics, 2020 census data shows
4:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County accounts for more than a third of state's population growth since 2010
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin grows modestly and more diverse while Milwaukee plummets to 1930s levels, Census data show
4:29am
Oskhosh Northwestern. Here's how the Oshkosh, Winnebago County population changed over the past decade
4:29am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Brown County's population grows by 20,000 and grows more diverse
4:26am
WISC. ‘A little bit of help so we can help you’: New Glarus Area EMS seeks donations for improvements in the face of funding challenges
4:25am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee’s population dropped nearly 3% since 2010

Congress

11:39am
U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald Statement on Failed Afghanistan Withdrawal
11:39am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher Statement on Afghanistan
4:39am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. ICYMI: Sen. Johnson: The Biden Administration is Administering Disaster After Disaster After Disaster

4:33am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Ron Johnson defends pass-through tax provision as Democrats accuse him of doing the bidding of his top donors
4:32am
Racine Journal Times. IRS files show Uihleins', Ron Johnson's involvement in Trump's 'big, beautiful tax cut' benefiting ultrawealthy
4:26am
WKBT. Wis. Farmers Union President Darin Von Ruden rips Johnson for voting against infrastructure bill

Thursday August 12, 2021

Governor

11:45am
Gov. Evers Announces State Building Commission Approves More than $92 Million in Projects Across Wisconsin
11:45am
Gov. Evers Awards $50 Million in Beyond the Classroom Grants

Legislative

3:05pm
Sen. Agard. Sends letter applauding Senate Leader Chuck Schumer's efforts to end cannabis prohibition.  Letter,
2:56pm
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. Statement on the Release of US Census Bureau District Data
2:54pm
Common Sense Wisconsin. Lauds Republican Legislative Leaders for Launching Public Redistricting Website 
2:53pm
Rep. Brooks. Introduces vaccine freedom legislation. 
2:15pm
Fair Elections Project. Statement on Speaker Vos' "Draw Your District" site. 
12:39pm
Speaker Vos. Census data has finally been released. 
3:28am
Rep. Pope. Education Committee prioritizes base-appeasing politics over students. 

3:19am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Critical Race Theory Debate Lasts Close to 7 Hours
3:18am
U.S. News & World Report. Wisconsin Republican Election Probe Hits Roadblocks
3:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. Critical race theory debate heats up in legislative hearing
3:16am
Wausau Daily Herald. The critical race theory controversy drives an hourslong legislative debate over classroom instruction in Wisconsin
3:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Legislators Debate Bills To Limit Anti-Racism, Anti-Sexism Education In Trainings And Schools

State Agencies

3:17pm
DFI, ETF. Wisconsin Strong offers new student loan repayment tool. 
2:55pm
Wisconsin Lottery. $2 million winning Powerball ticket sold in Mineral Point. 
2:16pm
WEDC. Fun, food and financial benefits ease workforce challenges
9:35am
DNR Urges Hunters To Use Treestand Harnesses This Fall
9:35am
DWD Comprehensive efforts to boost service, improve unemployment insurance effectiveness land Tiger Team support from U.S. Department of Labor
3:27am
DATCP. Deer Farms in Sauk, Taylor Counties Test Positive for CWD

3:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Sets Quota Of 300 Wolves For Fall Hunt
3:17am
Stevens Point Journal. Wisconsin Natural Resources board overrules DNR to set a wolf kill quota at 300 for fall season
3:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Wisconsin deserves better': Advocates, public decry Prehn's refusal to leave Natural Resources Board after term expired
3:12am
Cap Times. Wisconsin experienced 'dual public health crisis' with COVID-19, opioid use

Economy/Business

12:42pm
WMC. Supply Chain Disruption, Cyber Threats Challenge Wisconsin Businesses

Coronavirus

3:25am
WISC. COVID-19 hospitalizations up 600% in past month, reaching level not seen since mid-February
3:18am
La Crosse Tribune. Gundersen sees COVID-19 hospitalizations over double in past week, Mayo also seeing a rise
3:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Testing Urged As COVID-19 Hospitalizations Rise In Wisconsin

Environment/Outdoors

3:26am
CBS 58. We Energies says it will take multiple days to completely restore power; cooling centers open with temps rising
3:10am
Spectrum News. Largest outage in decades, thousands still left without power following Tuesday's storm

Statewide

12:50pm
Common Cause Wisconsin. U.S. Census Bureau Releases 2020 Census Demographic Data to Kick Off Wisconsin Redistricting 2021
9:35am
Common Cause Wisconsin Combatting Voter Suppression in Wisconsin is a Long Term Fight that We are Winning!

Education

9:35am
UW-Stout Paw-fect idea: Recent grad places in national Student Design Competition with pet product

3:11am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Report: There Are More Teaching Jobs In Southeast Wisconsin Than Grads To Fill Them

Local

9:37am
MMAC. School and Business leaders Voice Support for MKE Health Commissione

3:26am
WAOW. Clark County officials refute Mike Lindell’s claims about hacked ballot machines

Congress

2:17pm
Voces de la Frontera. Major breakthrough: Senate Democrats pass historic resolution creating a pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrant essential workers. 
12:41pm
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Debuts video series. 
11:45am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher Statement on Biden Urging OPEC to Increase Production
11:42am
Fair Elections Project. Statement on U.S. Census Bureau data release. 

3:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ron Johnson's efforts on Trump tax cut delivered millions in savings to billionaires who financed his campaigns, IRS records show
3:13am
U.S. News & World Report. Report: Johnson Pushed for Tax Break Benefitting Megadonors

Wednesday August 11, 2021

Governor

3:05pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Using his veto pen, Governor Evers stands up for democracy and our freedom to vote. 

4:23am
Wisconsin State Journal. Gov. Tony Evers vetoes Republican bills that would have placed new restrictions on voting
4:23am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Evers vetoes election bills as Republicans question presidential election that has repeatedly been upheld
4:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Gov. Tony Evers Vetoes 6 GOP-Backed Election Bills
4:18am
Cap Times. Gov. Tony Evers vetoes voting bills as GOP pushes 2020 election probes

Legislative

4:07pm
Rep. Duchow. Statement on election reform legislation.
4:06pm
Rep. Ramthun. Gives cyber symposium update. 
4:00pm
Sen. Agard. Responds to Senator Kapenga's healthcare comments. 
3:59pm
Rep. Ramthun. Gives cyber symposium update. 
2:22pm
ACLU of Wisconsin. Opposes Bills That Threaten Teaching of Meaningful Racial History Education to Wisconsin Students
2:03pm
Sen. Larson. GOP chases imaginary problems while ignoring the crisis they helped create. 
1:09pm
Sen. Smith. Column: It’s Your Vote – Not Money – that Should Count
12:57pm
Sen. Carpenter. Frederick Prehn should resign from the Natural Resources Board. 
10:39am
Rep. Magnafici. Testimony on AB-414.
10:05am
DPI. State superintendent releases statement on SB/AB 411
4:41am
Sen. Smith. Commends Rep. Kind for his Service to Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District

6:19am
Spectrum News. Eight years later, one lawmaker is continuing her push to legalize cannabis in Wisconsin
4:19am
Janesville Gazette. Spreitzer, other Dems introduce bill to legalize marijuana in Wisconsin
4:14am
AP. Census data spurred GOP’s largest partisan edge in decades

State Agencies

4:01pm
Wisconsin's Green Fire. Statement on August 11, 2021 Wisconsin Natural Resources Board action on the fall wolf hunt quota. 
3:25pm
DMA. Wisconsin residents urged to stay safe during extreme heat and severe storms
12:57pm
DNR. 2021 Bonus Antlerless Deer Harvest Authorizations Available For Purchase Aug. 16
9:56am
DNR Join Statewide Search For Aquatic Invasive Species Aug. 21

4:39am
WKOW. Wisconsin to set Fall wolf limit after runaway spring hunt
4:24am
Wisconsin State Journal. Report: Opioid overdoses in Wisconsin increased since start of pandemic
4:17am
U.S. News & World Report. Report: Opioid Overdoses in Wisconsin Rising During Pandemic

Economy/Business

4:20am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Northwestern Mutual launches $100 million investment fund focused on Black communities
4:12am
WSAW. Ho-Chunk gaming implements mask mandate at casinos, hotels and RV locations

Coronavirus

4:40am
NBC 15. Wis. health officials push for COVID-19 testing amid Delta variant cases
4:39am
WBAY. State continues to see increase in hospitalizations due to COVID-19
4:20am
Baraboo News Republic. Mask wearing advised even for vaccinated as COVID-19 rates rise in Sauk, Columbia County
4:13am
Fox 6. Summerfest: COVID vaccine, negative test required to attend
4:11am
WSAW. Wisconsin hits most daily COVID-19 cases seen since January

Environment/Outdoors

4:39am
WKBT. Vernon County declares disaster in response to flooding
4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Global Warming Is Happening More Rapidly. Wisconsin Is Already Feeling It.
4:15am
WXPR. Wisconsin’s Green Fire: UN Climate Change Report a ‘Sharp, Sobering Assessment’

Statewide

10:38am
Marshfield Clinic Health System Center for Community Health Advancement announces SEL-Life Tools grant recipients for the 2021-22 school year.
9:57am
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association. Wisconsin celebrates National Community Health Center Week August 8-14.

Education

3:58pm
UW-Eau Claire. Blugold geographers and CVTC collaborate for Farm Technology Days event
1:06pm
Marquette University. New Marquette Law School Poll finds majorities of Wisconsin voters approve how Biden and Evers are handling coronavirus issues
12:56pm
Wisconsin Policy Forum. Fewer education grads pose threat to teacher workforce
9:56am
UW-Stout Online psychology major follows in mom’s footsteps

4:22am
Oshkosh Northwestern. All UW-Oshkosh campuses now require masks indoors regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status

Local

4:02pm
Waukesha County Emergency Preparedness. Public meeting and invitation to participate in community preparedness study about potential disasters. 
2:14pm
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. City of Mequon Will Not Enforce Sign Ordinance Against Recall Organizers, Commits to Review

4:40am
WCLO. Beloit casino approval process slowed by COVID-19
4:21am
Cap Times. Dane County employees working remotely can continue through New Year

Congress

10:38am
U.S. Rep. Grothman Bill to alleviate excessive student debt

4:32am
The Hill. 46 GOP senators warn they will not vote to raise debt ceiling
4:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Tammy Baldwin is a yes, Ron Johnson a no on $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package
4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Democrat Ron Kind Won't Seek Reelection To Congress In 2022
4:15am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin senators split on infrastructure bill's Senate passage
4:12am
AP. Senate OKs Dems’ $3.5T budget in latest win for Biden

Tuesday August 10, 2021

Governor

3:12pm
Survival Coalition. Supports governor's veto of voting bills. 
2:35pm
Sen. Wimberger. Evers vetoes election transparency bill.
2:33pm
Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources. Aging advocates applaud Governor Evers for protecting older voters' rights. 
1:42pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Praise for Evers’ Veto of Anti-Voting Bills
1:30pm
Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers. Statement on Governor Evers veto of election bills. 
1:28pm
Common Cause Wisconsin. Gov. Evers Vetoes of Hyper Partisan Anti Voter Measures is Good News for Democracy
1:06pm
Wisconsin Conservation Voters.  Thanks Gov. Evers for vetoing attacks on our freedom to vote
1:01pm
Gov. Evers. Vetoes Republican efforts to curtail voting. 
1:00pm
Independence First. Applauds Governor Evers' veto of voting bills. 
12:06pm
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Commends action to protect voting rights. 
12:00pm
Sen. LeMahieu. Evers vetoes commonsense voter ID protections, election reform. 
11:19am
Sen. Stroebel. Evers undermines confidence in Wisconsin elections. 
11:19am
Wisconsin BPDD. Supports governor's veto of restrictive voting bills. 
11:18am
A Better Wisconsin Together Governor Evers Protects Freedom to Vote in Wisconsin With Vetoes
11:13am
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on Evers' veto of election bills. 
11:12am
Rep. Subeck. Supports governor's veto of six anti-voting rights bills. 
11:11am
Speaker Vos. Election reform legislation vetoed by governor. 
11:10am
Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition. Thanks Governor Evers for protecting our freedom to vote. 
9:55am
Sen. Kapenga. Governor Evers is a barrier to secure elections.
9:55am
Rep. Spreitzer. Applauds govenror's veto of anti-voter bills. 
4:26am
Gov. Evers Announces More Than $70 Million in Grants Distributed to Wisconsin's Lodging Industry
4:26am
Gov. Evers And DHS Announce 194 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered at Wisconsin State Fair

9:23am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter $70 million in federal grants are being given to nearly 900 Wisconsin hotel operators to help offset their losses during the pandemic
4:21am
U.S. News & World Report. State Fair Clinic Administers Nearly 200 Vaccine Doses
4:20am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers Hands Wisconsin Hotels $70 Million in Coronavirus Aid

Budget

9:23am
Wisconsin State Journal State projects $1.7 billion surplus at end of current budget cycle

Legislative

4:09pm
Sen. Pfaff. Statement on Rep. Ron Kind's retirement announcement. 
3:13pm
Milwaukee Public Schools. Statement by MPS School Board
President on Wisconsin Senate Bill 411
1:05pm
Common Sense Wisconsin. Advice to map makers: Just follow the law. 
1:03pm
Sen. Agard. Introduces bill to legalize cannabis for adult, responsible use. 
12:01pm
Rep. Brandtjen. Response to Evers' "hell no."

4:33am
WISN. GOP lawmaker defends validity of election subpoenas issued in 2 counties
4:21am
U.S. News & World Report. EXPLAINER: What's Ahead for Wis. Republican's Election Audit

State Agencies

4:05pm
Serve Wisconsin. Governor Evers and Lt. Governor Barnes recognize outstanding individuals and organizations for their service at the 2021 Governor's Service Awards
3:52pm
DOJ. Bayfield County deputy arrested on child pornography charges. 
2:34pm
DNR. Help Slow The Spread Of CWD: Adopt A Kiosk Or Carcass Disposal Dumpster This Deer Season
1:28pm
WEDC. Apply now for 2021 MARKETPLACE Governor’s Awards
12:05pm
Wisconsin National Guard. Past governors laud former adjutant general for leadership, service, excellence
11:18am
DHS New Report Shows COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Opioid Overdoses; McKinsey & Company Settlement Funds Aid Response to Opioid Epidemic
9:54am
DNR Lake Michigan Whitefish Virtual Meeting Aug. 31

Economy/Business

9:27am
Northwestern Mutual Announces $100-Million Impact Investing Fund to Address Inequality and the Racial Wealth Gap

4:33am
WAOW. Number of dairy farms continue to decrease

Coronavirus

9:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman won't answer if he's vaccinated, says he doesn't 'like to get into taking sides' on COVID vaccines
4:33am
WXOW. Gundersen reopens COVID-19 unit in La Crosse as Delta variant cases rise
4:23am
WXPR. Masks Recommended: Most of Northwoods Now Experiencing ‘Substantial’ or ‘High’ COVID Spread
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Hospitals Prepare To Reopen COVID-19 Units As Hospitalizations Increase
4:20am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Nearly 70 Percent Of Wisconsin Inmates Are Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
4:19am
Wausau Daily Herald. 'We're trending in the wrong direction': Milwaukee health official concerned about the state of COVID-19 in Wisconsin

Statewide

3:52pm
Marshfield Clinic Health System. Family Health Center of Marshfield celebrates National Health Center Week
9:54am
Food Finance Institute Founder Tera Johnson hands over leadership to Sarah Larson
9:51am
Farmers for Sustainable Food. Analysis: Farms in pilot project achieve positive results on national sustainability metrics. 
9:27am
Common Cause Wisconsin Don't Miss This August 17th Statewide Webinar on Redistricting and Ending Gerrymandering in Wisconsin

4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Weekend Storms Set Records For Severe Weather In Western, Southern Wisconsin

Education

3:11pm
Herb Kohl Educational Foundation. Scholarship application forms now available. 

9:23am
Wisconsin State Journal UW-Madison not expecting to receive $100 million gift Foxconn pledged, chancellor says
4:24am
Fox 6. DPI recommends updated COVID guidelines in school buildings
4:19am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin education officials 'strongly recommend' that schools require masks, though many districts say they won't
4:19am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Enrollment Dropped In Private And Public Schools Last Year. Virtual Charters, Homeschool Saw Gains

Local

4:23pm
Milwaukee Alds. Rainey, Johnson. Major Milwaukee employers join forces to boost diversity in hiring, buying decisions
11:09am
AARP Wisconsin. Proposal to beautify downtown planters with artisitic pieces wins grant. 
11:08am
AARP Wisconsin. Thematic outreach kits for Dane County's long-term care facilities will be updated with grant. 
9:27am
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett Announces August 16-21, 2021 as Budget Awareness Week

9:23am
Fond du Lac Reporter Many Wisconsin counties earn thousands from jail phone calls. Inmates and their families pay the costs.
4:32am
WISN. Heavy rains lead to sewage overflows; water usage alert issued

Congress

4:19pm
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Statement on Vote Against $1.2 Trillion “Infrastructure” Bill
4:18pm
U.S. Rep. Pocan. Statement on the Retirement of Rep. Ron Kind
1:41pm
Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Statement on Senate passage of bipartisan infrastructure plan. 
12:02pm
Wisconsin Laborers' District Council. Statement on United States Senate passage of the bipartisan infrastructure package. 
11:18am
U.S. Rep. Grothman Bill to discharge student loan debt
11:18am
Opportunity Wisconsin Votes for More Crumbling Roads and Bridges, Fewer Jobs in the Badger State
11:18am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin Votes for Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

11:25am
The Hill. Senate passes $1T bipartisan infrastructure bill in major victory for Biden
4:24am
AP. Infrastructure on track as bipartisan Senate coalition grows
4:23am
Spectrum News. Wisconsin farmers hopeful infrastructure bill will set them up for success

Monday August 9, 2021

Governor

11:20am
Wisconsin Wetlands Association. Governor Evers signs bill encouraging more wetland and floodplain restoration

4:39am
WBAY. Upfront: Evers discusses vaccinations at State Fair, UW schools consider mask mandates
4:12am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Gov. Evers signs police use of force policy, vetoes anti-'defund the police' bill
4:08am
U.S. News & World Report. Evers OKs Use-Of-Force Bill, Vetoes Plan to Defund Cities

Budget

1:44pm
LFB. 2021-23 and 2023-25 General Fund Budget. 

Legislative

2:32pm
Rep. Brandtjen. Election integrity is paramount. 
1:45pm
Rep. VanderMeer. Sends letter to Rep. Kind regarding illegal drug and illegal immigrant crisis at southern border.  Letter.
1:43pm
Institute for Reforming Government. Policy Solution: Accountability for Taxpayer Spending on K-12 Schools
11:19am
Rep. Oldenburg. Bill signed into law: 2021 Wisconsin Act 77
4:27am
Milwaukee County Clerk Christenson. "Our elections are fair, transparent, accurate, and secure."
4:26am
Rep. Stubbs. Co-Chair of the Speaker’s Taskforce on Racial Disparities Representative Stubbs’ Statement on Signing of Senate Bill 120; Creating a Standard Use of Force Definition

4:38am
WISN. UPFRONT recap: Lawmakers get tough on UW COVID-19 mandates
4:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Republican lawmaker seeks to seize ballots and voting machines in Milwaukee and Brown counties
4:08am
U.S. News & World Report. Republican Issues Subpoenas for Wisconsin Election Info
4:07am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 'Audit The Vote' Rally Draws Thousands To Wisconsin Capitol

State Agencies

4:35pm
AG Kaul. Calls for Faster Implementation of Anti-Robocall Technology
1:43pm
DWD. Reminds Wisconsin Residents That Federal Extended Unemployment Benefits End Sept. 4
11:52am
DNR. Recycling Excellence Award nominations now open. 
11:18am
DNR Invasive European Frogbit Found In Oconto County

4:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. State officials urge residents to apply for rental assistance; millions still available in Wisconsin

Economy/Business

11:54am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. EY US is newest Gold Member of Wisconsin LGBT Chamber
11:53am
Boardman & Clark. Labor & Employment Update. 

4:15am
Janesville Gazette. Businesses respond to new Rock County Public Health Department's COVID-19 guidance
4:12am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Charts show 2020 was not as bad a year for the dairy industry, but the crisis continues
4:07am
AP. Weary US businesses confront new round of mask mandates

Coronavirus

4:26am
Central Racine County Public Health, Racine Public Health. Recommend universal masking in schools. 

4:18am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Northwestern Mutual to require COVID vaccines for on-campus employees and visitors
4:17am
Hudson Star-Observer. St. Croix County updates mask advisory to include recommendations for vaccinated people
4:16am
Wisconsin Public Radio. 7-Day Average Of New COVID-19 Cases Surpasses 1.2K Per Day

Statewide

1:46pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Welcomes new faces to membership team. 

Courts

4:40am
WKBT. Town of Campbell homeowners file class action lawsuit against chemical companies and distributors of fire fighting foam

Education

3:13pm
Marquette University. Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism receive $1.4 million grant from the American Journalism Project
2:33pm
Waukesha County Technical College, Mount Mary University. Agreement enhances career options for students interested in baking, pastry-making and food science. 
2:31pm
UW-Madison. New carnivorous plant must balance trapping prey and being pollinated
11:23am
DPI. Strongly recommends use of updated COVID-19 guidelines in school buildings

4:14am
Wisconsin State Journal. Mandate or incentives? Wisconsin colleges try various strategies to drive up vaccination rates

Local

11:23am
Building and Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin. Letter to Madison City Council regarding Enbridge Line 5 resolution. 
11:18am
Milwaukee Council President Johnson Homicide by reckless driving leaves two dead
11:18am
City of Madison Engineering Work Earns National Recognition
11:18am
MCTS Final Phase of ‘MCTS NEXT’ System Redesign Takes Effect August 29th, Marking Milestone Achievement for Transit in Milwaukee County
11:10am
Brown County Emergency Management. Nationwide EAS and WEA test this Wednesday. 

4:39am
NBC 15. Two tornadoes confirmed in southern Wisconsin
4:38am
WAOW. Grant Co. residents clean up after tornado devastates town
4:37am
WXOW. Areas throughout region experience flooding amid heavy rainfall
4:17am
Milwaukee Biz Times. Milwaukee health systems, universities commit to hiring, purchasing from city’s disinvested zip codes
4:15am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Eau Claire summer homeless tally hits high number

Friday August 6, 2021

Governor

3:51pm
Sen. Jacque. Second installment of Clean Water Agenda signed into law by governor. 
3:49pm
Sen. Cowles, Rep. Mursau. Consensus changes made to E-cycle program under new law. 
3:47pm
Sen. Cowles. A smarter approach to flooding signed into law. 
3:46pm
Sen. Wanggaard. Statement on veto of "fund the police" bill. 

Legislative

3:48pm
Rep. Neubauer. Racine elected officials call on county sheriff to respect federal eviction moratorium. 
3:28pm
Sen. Kapenga. Healthcare heroes - lead the way!
3:26pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Dems Seek Public Hearing on Fair Maps Bills
3:07pm
Rep. Allen. Questions remain unanswered on 2020 election.
10:37am
Rep. Ramthun. Applauds Rep. Brandtjen for moving forward with election audit. 
10:17am
Rep. Brandtjen. Moves forward with audit. 
10:14am
Sen. Marklein Creating a Highway to Honor the Purple Heart

3:25am
WQOW Sen. Smith introduces bill to limit money in politics
3:19am
WKBT. A new bill would allow you to bring your dog into more Wisconsin businesses
3:16am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Green Bay 'Dreamer' completes police training, but state law still says he can't be an officer in city

State Agencies

3:51pm
DATCP. Organic Advisory Council Nominations Due September 17
3:34pm
DATCP Publishes Technical Standard for DNR Regional Manure Spreading
3:26pm
DOA Eviction Prevention Efforts Continue Despite Partial Eviction Moratorium
11:07am
Wisconsin National Guard Annual Northern Lightning exercise returns to Volk Field August 9-20
3:39am
DATCP. Reminder to Use Trusted Contractors for Property Repairs after Storm Damage

7:26am
Wisconsin Public Radio State Employees Required To Wear Masks In State Buildings Regardless Of Vaccinations
3:25am
U.S. News & World Report Justice Department Finishes School Safety Grant Program
3:17am
Racine Journal Times. AG Kaul wants other Wisconsin cities to follow Racine’s lead with community policing

Economy/Business

3:41am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Recognized at 9th Annual Cvent Excellence Awards. 

3:13am
WTMJ. Millions of dollars waiting to help Milwaukee and Wisconsin renters facing eviction
3:12am
AP. US likely enjoyed hiring spree in July as economy rebounds

Coronavirus

3:34pm
DHS Releases New and Updated Resources for Schools to Keep Students Safe

3:31am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Study: Masks, Social Distancing Still Necessary To Combat COVID-19
3:16am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Manitowoc County sees high spread of COVID-19, recommends masks indoors
3:15am
WEAU. Chippewa Co. Health Dept. recommending masks in schools as COVID-19 cases grow
3:14am
WBAY. Oneida Nation reinstates indoor mask mandate
3:14am
Fox 11. Brown, 3 other Northeast Wisconsin counties in red on CDC COVID-19 map
3:14am
NBC 26. Oconto, Winnebago counties recommend masks as COVID cases rise
3:13am
WISC. 7-day COVID case average hits 1K as Wisconsin records highest single-day case total since early February
3:12am
Wisconsin Public Radio. More Wisconsin Hospitals Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine For Employees

Education

3:36pm
Wisconsin Public Education Network. Disability rights champion Martha Siravo announced 2021 Changemaker of the Year. 
3:08pm
UW-Madison. Daddy longlegs got their long legs by reusing some old evolutionary tools
10:14am
Wisconsin Policy Forum Private school enrollment fell during pandemic; homeschool, virtual charters grew
10:14am
Marquette University Marquette Law School Poll to announce results of new statewide survey Aug. 11

Local

3:26pm
Milwaukee Council President Johnson On the passing of labor leader Richard Trumka
10:15am
Washington County Exec. Schoemann. Information Security Officer & IT Infrastructure Manager appointed to member of Wisconsin Cyber Response Team. 
10:14am
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty Warns Mequon That Attempts to Enforce Sign Ordinance Violate First Amendment

3:11am
WSAW. Homeless count more than doubles in Portage County

Congress

3:26pm
Opportunity Wisconsin Sen. Johnson Must Support Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal, Putting Wisconsin Back to Work
3:26pm
U.S. Sen. Baldwin Colleagues Call for Inclusion of Reforms to Lower Prescription Drug Costs in Reconciliation Package

3:25am
Cap Times Sen. Tammy Baldwin introduces 'Disease X' bill to prepare for unknown viral threats
3:19am
La Crosse Tribune. Environmentalists ask feds to deny funding for Dairyland gas plant
3:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. White House: Infrastructure bill would provide billions for Wisconsin roads, bridges
3:12am
Spectrum News. Senate eyes additional disaster aid for farmers

Thursday August 5, 2021

Governor

4:05am
Gov. Evers And Legislators Introduce "Less for Rx" Prescription Drug Plan
4:05am
Gov. Evers And DHS Announce Free Cream Puffs for Individuals Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine at Wisconsin State Fair

4:00am
Cap Times. Evers, Democrats introduce package to reduce prescription drug costs
3:59am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Green Bay visitors center project has taken three years to get state funding, but Gov. Evers just offered new hope
3:58am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Gov. Evers introduces new bills to reduce cost of prescription drugs for Wisconsinites
3:55am
WSAW. Governor Evers introduces the “Less for RX” prescription drug plan

Legislative

4:09pm
Sen. Agard. Disgraced former sheriff and Wisconsin Republican leaders continue perpetuating the Big Lie. 
2:17pm
Sen. Smith, Rep. Andraca. Democratic lawmakers call for public hearing on nonpartisan redistricting reform bill.  Letter.
12:41pm
Sen. Carpenter. To DNR: 'We're going to do the same thing?'
11:03am
Rep. Penterman. Appointed to four Assembly committees. 
10:59am
Rep. Hebl. Addressing poverty is a crucial step for legislators. 
9:30am
Rep. Vruwink. Column: Struggling for tax fairness. 

State Agencies

3:29pm
Wisconsin National Guard Volk Field’s Ammo Rodeo on target with creative, mission-focused training
12:44pm
DWD. Announces Wisconsin Fast Forward grant recipients. 
11:03am
DNR Get Ready For A Safe Hunting Season: Take A Hunter Safety Course
10:09am
OCI Wisconsinites already covered through Healthcare.gov Save 42% on Premiums during Special Enrollment Period which ends August 15
10:09am
DOJ Provides $92 Million to Wisconsin Schools for Safety Improvements

4:02am
WXPR. Wisconsin Wildlife Officials Propose Limiting Wolf Hunt Numbers
4:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Roughly 206K People Removed From Wisconsin Voter Rolls In Routine Maintenance
4:00am
Wiscocnsin State Journal. State employees required to wear masks, regardless of vaccination status, starting Thursday
3:58am
Stevens Point Journal. State employees in Wisconsin will be required to wear masks starting Thursday

Economy/Business

2:18pm
New North. Input sought on workforce strategies from regional partners, stakeholders. 

4:21am
NBC 26. Parts of Northeast Wisconsin not protected by CDC's new eviction moratorium
4:02am
Fox 6. Staffing shortages for State Fair vendors
4:01am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Struggling Wisconsin Renters Get Reprieve With Eviction Moratorium Extension

Coronavirus

4:05am
Lincoln County Health Dept. Substantial Community Spread of COVID-19 in Lincoln County

4:20am
NBC 15. Sauk Co. hits CDC’s highest level of COVID-19 community transmission
4:19am
WISN. Milwaukee close to COVID-19 vaccine requirement for city workers
4:19am
WISN. Some health care workers against mandatory COVID-19 vaccines
4:19am
WTMJ. Study: Some vaccinated and unvaccinated people in Wisconsin have similar COVID-19 viral loads
3:57am
Wisconsin State Journal. Virus levels high in Wisconsin COVID-19 cases, even among fully vaccinated

Statewide

12:44pm
AFT-Wisconsin. President Kohlhaas on the pasing of Richard Trumka. 
9:27am
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association. Steve Baas named Executive Director. 

Courts

3:55am
Politico. Landlords sue to stop Biden's 'nakedly political' eviction ban

Education

3:29pm
Alverno College WOW! Women of Wisconsin Exhibit at Alverno College
3:29pm
Marquette University College of Health Sciences receives $2 million gift for scholarships, clinical needs
3:29pm
UW-Eau Claire, UW-Stout Campus mask guidelines updated
11:03am
Edgewood College Masks Required Indoors on Campus
9:30am
UW-Stout Interior design graduate receives diploma 70 years after her grandma

3:56am
WBAY. Fox Cities Officials Association struggles to find referees for upcoming school year

Local

3:59am
Racine Journal Times. Update: Racine County Sheriff’s Office says it will carry out evictions if ordered, despite CDC moratorium

Congress

9:30am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin Introduces Disease X Act to Respond to Future Viral Outbreaks

4:20am
WKOW. Wisconsin congressmen on polar ends of infrastructure bill debate
4:13am
The Hill. Senate rejects GOP effort to add Trump border wall to bipartisan infrastructure deal

Wednesday August 4, 2021

Governor

2:32pm
Rep. Subeck. Joins Governor Tony Evers to introduce the Less for Rx Act. 

4:26am
Chippewa Herald. Tony Evers allocates an additional $10 million in federal funding to state's tourism industry

Budget

12:29pm
LFB. Comparative summary of provisions 2021 Act 58.

Legislative

11:42am
Sen. Smith. Column: Family fun at the Fair. 
4:52am
Rep. Neylon. Votes to require UW System to follow state law. 

1:36pm
The Hill. University of Wisconsin in standoff with legislature over mask mandate
4:31am
WSAW. UW-Madison imposes new mask mandate
4:30am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Democrats Renew Push To Tighten State Campaign Finance Laws
4:28am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. UW-Madison moves to require masks indoors effective Thursday despite Republican plan to block mandates
4:28am
Cap Times. Republican-led committee votes to block UW campuses from enacting COVID-19 mitigation mandates
4:27am
La Crosse Tribune. GOP-led committee votes to block UW campuses from vaccination rules, mandatory virus testing
4:26am
Wisconsin State Journal. Democrats introduce bills that would overhaul Wisconsin campaign finance system
4:23am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Republican-Controlled Committee: Any UW System COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts Need Our Approval

State Agencies

3:05pm
Madison Region Economic Partnership. To Administer WEDC Main Street Bounceback Grants for Madison Region
3:01pm
DNR. Eligible Hunters: Sign Up For Fall Gun Deer Hunt
For Hunters With Disabilities By Sept. 1
10:19am
DNR Announces Aug. 16 Closure Of Lake Trout Fishing Season In Apostle Islands Region Of Lake Superior
10:19am
Wisconsin Elections Commission Deactivates More Than 205,000 Voters
10:09am
DFI. Cautions investors about crypto interest-bearing accounts. 
9:47am
DNR 2021 Farmland Zone Antlerless Harvest Authorization Selection Now Open
9:47am
WEDC Grant program to help small businesses find homes in Wisconsin.
4:51am
DOA. ICYMI: State Isn't Done Helping Families Avoid Eviction

4:48am
WBAY. Brown County officials say the state public defender’s office is failing
4:27am
Chippewa Herald. ‘Peril to our democracy’ | Kaul joins 21 Democratic AGs to pressure Congress to fight 'voter suppression'

Economy/Business

3:00pm
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Enerpac Tool Group joins as newest Gold Member. 

4:46am
NBC 15. Wis. bank CEOS report more favorable economy than end of 2020, survey finds
4:46am
WJFW. Restaurants struggle to hire enough workers to meet customer demand
4:45am
WEAU. Wisconsin ranks 16th in nation for dollars received from USDA subsidies
4:29am
AP. CDC issues new eviction ban for most of US through Oct. 3
4:21am
CNBC. CDC issues new eviction ban effective through Oct. 3

Coronavirus

3:22pm
UW-Madison. Study shows virus abundant in COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin, even among fully vaccinated
12:38pm
Wisconsin United for Freedom. 73 Wisconsin advocacy groups stand against mandatory COVID-19 vaccines in Wisconsin on behalf of 4000 healthcare workers. 
10:19am
Marshfield Clinic Health System To require COVID-19 vaccinations for employees

4:48am
Fox 11. COVID-19 infections reach levels not seen since February
4:47am
WFRV. Local casinos are changing indoor masking policies, following CDC recommendations
4:47am
WISC. Gov. Evers says no mask mandate coming due to Supreme Court decision
4:46am
CBS 58. COVID-19 hospitalizations 4x higher across Wisconsin, 3x higher across Milwaukee County compared to last month
4:30am
Baraboo News Republic. Mask wearing advised even for vaccinated as COVID-19 rates rise in Sauk, Columbia County
4:24am
Fox 6. Vaccine passport too complex, Evers says, as NYC requires shots
4:23am
Fox 6. Milwaukee sees 'extreme' COVID transmission; delta variant surges
4:22am
U.S. News & World Report. Madison, Dane County to Require Employees to Be Vaccinated

Statewide

3:42pm
Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation. Donated Dental Services program provides $347,000 in care during 2020-21 program year. 
10:19am
Wisconsin Policy Forum DataTool Shows Rising Property Values Strengthened Municipal Finances Pre-Pandemic

Education

10:19am
UW-Stevens Point Students recognized for excellence
9:47am
UW-Green Bay Theatre on the Bay Returns with Poignant Musical
9:47am
Marquette University Marquette Law School Poll Expands National U.S. Supreme Court Survey to Six Times a Year, Releases Results
9:47am
UW-Eau Claire Professor maps elevation for Olympics marathon course
9:47am
UW-Stout Six films honored at Red Cedar Film Festival

Local

10:12am
MREA, City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee SHINES, Arch Electric. Less than 60 days left to take advantage of Grow Solar Greater Milwaukee Group Buy. 

4:49am
WCLO. Janesville grappling with over $600,000 deficit in 2022 city budget
4:29am
Oshkosh Northwestern. A lack of affordable housing leaves Oshkosh-area residents feeling not just homeless, but hopeless
4:26am
Racine Journal Times. After Racine pushed back against juvenile detention facility, Caledonia residents are pushing back, too

Congress

11:47am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher Statement on Unconstitutional Extension of Eviction Moratorium
9:47am
U.S. Rep. Gallagher Statement on Addendum to Origins of COVID-19 Report
4:51am
U.S. Sens. Johnson, Scott. And Colleagues: Infrastructure Package Isn’t Paid For; We Won’t Support Increases to Federal Debt

4:45am
WXOW. Senator Tammy Baldwin weighs in on infrastructure spending in Wisconsin
4:22am
Wisconsin Public Radio. $1T Infrastructure Bill Could Help Fix Wisconsin's Deteriorating Roads, Bridges And Water Systems

Tuesday August 3, 2021

Governor

3:53pm
Rep. Stubbs. Statement on Governor Evers’ $10 Million Tourism Investment
1:54pm
North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters. Carpenters union applauds creation of grant program supporting tourism investment projects. 
9:46am
Disability Rights Wisconsin. Governor Evers announces intent to redesignate Client Assistance Program to Disability Rights Wisconsin. 

Legislative

2:24pm
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Fixing Wisconsin’s Broken Campaign Finance System
1:55pm
Sen. Smith. Introduces bill to limit corporate election spending. 
12:16pm
Rep. Subeck. Democrats introduce campaign finance integrity legislation. 
12:16pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on the Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules. 
12:15pm
Sen. Larson. Campaign Integrity package announced. 
11:14am
Sen. Nass. Votes to require UW System to follow the law on Covid-19 mandates.  Letter to UW System President Thompson.
10:34am
Sen. Roys. Statement on Sen. Nass's "More COVID" agenda. 
9:28am
JCRAR Democrats. Urge co-chairs to hold a public hearing before executive session on Aug. 3rd. 

3:58am
Wisconsin Public Radio. GOP Lawmaker 'Extremely Frustrated' WIAA Won't Let Students Play Sooner If They Transfer Schools Due To Virtual Instruction
3:57am
U.S. News & World Report. Head of Wisconsin's Election Review Says Probe Is Warranted

State Agencies

12:14pm
WEDC. Tours unique retail businesses to announce Main Street Bounceback Grant Program 
11:19am
DNR Finding Your Adventure Starts At Wisconsin State Fair
10:20am
DNR Announces new Parks Director

3:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Prisons plan to switch to one vendor for personal items this fall. Advocates say it's a bad deal for inmates and their families

Economy/Business

1:51pm
New North. Workplace Excellence Award applications beng accepted. 
9:32am
WEC Energy Group Reports second-quarter results

4:00am
Racine Journal Times. 'We should have been cautious all along' | Racine area businesses have several concerns amid COVID spike
3:54am
AP. Landlords, tenants fill courts as eviction moratorium ends

Coronavirus

4:08am
WISC. ‘Time for health care employers to lead by example’: Doctors call for vaccine requirement for health care workers
4:08am
NBC 26. Brown Co. health officials recommend mask-wearing indoors
4:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison considering campuswide mask mandate, expanded testing requirements
3:59am
Wisconsin Public Radio. COVID-19 Court Decisions, Public Resistance Have 'Tied The Hands Of Public Health'
3:57am
U.S. News & World Report. Health Care Systems Urged to Mandate Vaccinations
3:56am
Cap Times. Wisconsin Medical Society urges health care employers to mandate COVID-19 vaccine
3:55am
Janesville Gazette. Rep. Steil believes in COVID-19 vaccination, urges people to ask their doctors
3:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Proposal Would Require All City Of Milwaukee Employees To Be Vaccinated Or Face Weekly COVID-19 Testing
3:54am
Fox 6. Masks return, COVID delta variant spreads

Statewide

2:15pm
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. PATCH Program receives funding to launch new youth advocacy fellowship. 
10:15am
Alzheimer's Association. Walk to End Alzheimer's teams up with Wisconsin sportscasters. 

Courts

4:01am
La Crosse Tribune. Appeals court puts hold on search for messages between former regulator, utility execs

Education

3:53pm
Marquette University. English professor honored with Way Klingler Early Career Award
2:01pm
UW-Eau Claire Midwest Artist Academy leaves magical impression on participants
10:20am
UW-Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning names new leaders and expands influence within the community and industry
10:20am
UW-Platteville Ivanov selected as Wisconsin Teaching Fellow, researches virtual education travel
10:20am
UW-Platteville Legislative internship creates new opportunities, connections
10:20am
UW-Platteville Yang awarded patent for micro-grid energy management system
10:20am
UW-Stout Family and consumer science scholarships support three education majors

Local

1:57pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Crowley. Announces 2022 budget town hall series. 
1:56pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Rolland. Urges Wauwatosa Common Council to reject ordinance that would worsen homelessness and job insecurity
11:19am
City of Madison Committed to Food Access for South Madison Residents
4:23am
Milwaukee County Sup. Coggs-Jones. Congratulates new King Advisory, Inc. leadership. 

4:09am
WTMJ. Milwaukee Co. housing leaders anticipate unprecedented surge in homelessness after eviction moratorium ends
3:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. La Crosse Official Says Incomplete Hate Crimes Law Prevent Prosecution Of Attack On Transgender Teen

Congress

2:14pm
U.S. Reps. Gallagher, Wittman. Introduce SWOLE Act

3:57am
Stevens Point Journal. In private conversation, Ron Johnson accuses FBI of knowing more about planning for the Jan. 6 insurrection

Monday August 2, 2021

Legislative

3:33pm
Rep. Ramthun. Call to action for cyber-forensic audit. 
2:57pm
Sen. Wirch. Rips Republican motion to ban Covid prevention measures on UW campuses as case numbers surge. 
1:44pm
Sen. LeMahieu. Shocking UI audit reveals DWD continues to fail Wisconsinites. 

4:16am
Cap Times. Wisconsin GOP leader to expand 2020 election probe
4:16am
Stevens Point Journal. Former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice overseeing election review says integrity concerns warrant 'very thorough examination'

State Agencies

3:49pm
DOR. Posts 2021 preliminary equalized values. 
11:38am
OCI. Administrative Actions July 2021
10:57am
AG Kaul. And Other Swing State AGs Lead 22 AGs Urging Congress to Pass Legislation to Safeguard Democracy
9:34am
DHS. Wisconsin Submits Plans to Support Mental Health and Substance Use Services
9:33am
Wisconsin National Guard. Hall chosen to build new senior enlisted leader post from ground up
9:32am
DFI. Celebrating national ABLE to Save Month. 
9:29am
DNR. Hosting Open House At Northern Highland
Fishery Research Area Aug. 6
9:28am
DATCP. Keep Your Kids Safe newsletter August 2021. 

4:26am
WBAY. WI DNR kicks off Operation Deer Watch
4:19am
Racine Journal Times. Ready for re-entry: Ellsworth Correctional Center prepares incarcerated women to return to community
4:14am
Wisconsin Public Radio. State Regulators Reject Claims That Their Review Of A Controversial Transmission Line Was Tainted

Economy/Business

4:13pm
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Announces 2021 Pressure Chamber finalists. 
4:12pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Bank CEOs report improving economy, citing pent up demand. 

4:27am
WTMJ. Thousands could potentially be removed from their homes as the eviction moratorium deadline expires
4:27am
WISN. 16,000 Wisconsinites at risk of losing home following end of eviction moratorium
4:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Court and housing officials brace for a wave of evictions now that moratorium is over
4:15am
U.S. News & World Report. EXPLAINER: Wisconsin Renters Wary as Eviction Ban Nears End
4:14am
Fox 6. Eviction proceedings can move forward after ban lifted
4:13am
AP. Evictions expected to spike as federal moratorium ends

Coronavirus

10:33am
Wisconsin Medical Society. Calls on health care entities to require COVID-19 vaccinations. 
4:30am
Washington County Exec. Schoemann. Washington County leaders stand firm against CDC's continued flip-flopping. 

4:28am
WXOW. La Crosse County issues new mask recommendations
4:17am
Janesville Gazette. Rock County Public Health Department recommends wearing masks indoors

Statewide

1:46pm
Wisconsin Child Support Enforcement Association. Governor Evers proclaims August Child Support Awareness Month in Wisconsin. 

4:17am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Incarceration After COVID: How The Pandemic Could Permanently Change Jails And Prisons

Courts

4:29am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Sets precedent for increase in women judges. 

Education

3:34pm
Marquette University. Marquette faculty awarded over $1 million in grants from Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment
3:32pm
Wisconsin Alumni Association. 14th annual Red Shirt on sale now. 
9:28am
UW-Eau Claire. Continuing Education announces August program offerings

Local

4:34pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Coggs-Jones. I am not my hair. 
3:49pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Statement on the 2024 Democratic National Convention
11:39am
Hunger Task Force. Prepares for opening day of Wisconsin State Fair. 
10:35am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County Awards Nearly $160,000 Grant to Groundswell Conservancy for Purchase of Black Earth Creek Trail Connector
10:35am
MCTS. As More Downtown Offices Reopen, MCTS Freeway Flyers Resume with Updated Schedules
9:31am
Milwaukee County Sup. Logsdon. Applauds Continuation of Bus Route to Oak Creek Amazon Distribution Center
9:29am
Milwaukee Ald. Bauman. Resolution would require all city employees to be fully vaccinated or face weekly testing

4:18am
Racine Journal Times. Community leaders call for more investment in prevention as prison costs rise

Congress

1:43pm
Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin. Applauds introduction of legislation to repeal the Federal Insurance Office. 

4:13am
AP. It’s in - and big: Senators produce $1T infrastructure bill

 

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